Traverse City Record-Eagle

Arts & Entertainment

May 30, 2014

Movie Capsules: 05/30/2014

New this week

A Million Ways to Die in the West: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival. Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, language throughout, some violence and drug material. (HOR)

Chef: A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. Rated R for language, including some suggestive references. (ST)

Maleficient: A vindictive fairy is driven to curse an infant princess only to realize the child may be the only one who can restore peace. Rated PG for sequences of fantasy action and violence, including frightening images. (GT9, CB)

Showing locally

Blended: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, and language. (GT9)

Captain American-The Winter Soldier: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout. (CB)

Godzilla: The world’s most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence. (HOR, BIJ)

Heaven is for Real: A small-town father must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Rated PG thematic material including some medical situations. (HOR)

Million Dollar Arm: A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball. Rated PG for mild language and some suggestive content. (GT9)

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